New South Wales News

Thu 14 Nov 2019

‘It was bad up there, I thought they were dead’

premium_icon ‘It was bad up there, I thought they were dead’

Veteran firefighter Brett Miller has been captured on camera heading in the heat of a firestorm to save two of his beloved friends in his Wytaliba commune on...

First Aussie council drops Australia Day

First Aussie council drops Australia Day

A city council has become the first to ditch Australia Day celebrations, with its mayor hailing the move as “the right thing to do”.

Tarantino’s jail term for knife crime after murder acquittal

premium_icon Tarantino’s jail term for knife crime after murder acquittal

A man acquitted of the 1998 murder of a schoolgirl has received a jail term for possessing a knife when he walked into a police station saying he’d killed her.

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

‘A joke’: Influencer’s $1 fire pledge slammed

An Australian influencer has copped a serious amount of flak after encouraging fans to buy her product as a way to donate to a bushfire appeal.

Man found dead in burnt out bushfire zone

premium_icon Man found dead in burnt out bushfire zone

The death toll from the NSW bushfire crisis may have risen to four with the discovery of a man’s body in burnt out bushland on the mid-north coast.

Unusual ‘buffer’ that changed fire’s course

Unusual ‘buffer’ that changed fire’s course

All the signs were that NSW was heading for catastrophe. But the bushfires themselves threw up a surprise that thwarted their progress.

Charges against man accused of fatal crash may be changed

premium_icon Charges against man accused of fatal crash may be changed

THE Casino man accused of the New Year's Day fatal car crash has had his matter adjourned to the end of November.

‘I’m not f***ng going’: Firey stays to save old mate

premium_icon ‘I’m not f***ng going’: Firey stays to save old mate

When 88-year-old Karl Andersson refused to leave his Killabakh home as an inferno started to roar through his village, firefighter Chris Saul took on the blaze...

Fury over 'disgusting' fireys claim

Fury over 'disgusting' fireys claim

A domestic violence campaigner has sparked fury after claiming firefighters will return from the bushfires and subject their partners to violence.

Fire bug suspect arrested: Army chopper in dramatic chase

premium_icon Fire bug suspect arrested: Army chopper in dramatic chase

A suspected arsonist in the Royal National Park was caught after a spectacular chase by an Army Black Hawk helicopter.

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